Asia

    Q&A With Burma Economic Advisor Zaw Ooi
    X
    October 28, 2013 9:19 PM
    With political reforms that have led to the lifting of most Western sanctions, Burma appears poised for steady economic growth. But the country still faces many challenges. VOA’s Alex Villarreal recently interviewed Zaw Oo, a top economic advisor to Burmese President Thein Sein, about trade and investment as well as concerns about human rights and corruption.

    Q&A With Burma Economic Advisor Zaw Oo

    Published October 28, 2013

    With political reforms that have led to the lifting of most Western sanctions, Burma appears poised for steady economic growth. But the country still faces many challenges. VOA’s Alex Villarreal recently interviewed Zaw Oo, a top economic advisor to Burmese President Thein Sein, about trade and investment as well as concerns about human rights and corruption.


    You May Like

    Video Somali, AU Forces Face Resurgent Al-Shabab

    Somalia’s Western backers frustrated over country’s slow progress in establishing its armed forces to bring security after 25 years of chaos

    Israel Makes Push for Gaza Strip Recovery

    After years of economic blockade and attempts to disable Hamas, Israeli leaders eventually realized that Hamas’ downfall could lead to chaos or the rise of a more radical Jihadist group

    Slump in Chinese Tourists Hitting Hong Kong Retail

    Mainland Chinese account for up to three-quarters of visitors to Hong Kong, but that number is falling, and shopping centers are struggling to 'shift gears' and maintain sales